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  • Blog Post: My Free Intellectual Property Sold Online?

    This came through to my inbox today via an alert service: " British Library Direct: Rigorous Evaluation of COTS Middleware ... Rigorous Evaluation of COTS Middleware Technology . Author. Gorton, I. Liu, A. Brebner, P. Journal title. COMPUTER -IEEE COMPUTER SOCIETY- ..." Wow, it'd cost about AU$30 to...
  • Blog Post: Warren Centre Innovation Lecture 2007 - Dr Chris Nicol

    I attended the Warren centre 2007 Innovation lecture given by Dr Chris Nicol. I've known of Chris for 15 years, right from the UNSW days at the VaST lab, I think I still have his lecture notes on VLSI design on my shelf somewhere! Chris delivered an inspiring lecture. It was a good story about his journey...
  • Blog Post: Nerds FC II is now on SBS

    Season II on SBS again, we firstly watched my cousin Johnny Truong (AstroNerd) from Season I , followed by the new series, where Chris Anderson , albeit a 28th year old, made it through the audition... Chris tells me that he found out about the audition from my blog, he now also has a Nerds FC website...
  • Blog Post: SBS respects Web 2.0 Phenomenon

    One of my all time favourite "The Movie Show" from SBS has not been on air for a while, and a quick look up online reveals this: nice to see SBS acknowledges key web 2.0 characteristics: 'Consumer becoming Producer of Content' and 'Merging Brand Experiences across multiple platforms'.
  • Blog Post: Beijing 2008 Olympics Torch Relay Map

    Love the look and feel of this Silverlight application on the Beijing Olympics site ... time to get in touch with my distant Chinese relatives and figure out how to get some Olympics tickets!
  • Blog Post: iPhone User Experience - A Girlie Perspective

    Lots of people have been talking about iPhone this morning - including Shane . My immediate reaction was that wow - now here is a worthy competition in the mobile phone/PDA market, with excellent user experience design. And then, I remembered why I gave up on my XDA – the big hot screen made my face...
  • Blog Post: Sea Bass, Dungeoness Crab, Giant Scallops and Fatty Salmon!

    Yes, for my indulgence in some of my absolute most fav yummy pacific northwest seafood, I'm paying for it in bucketloads now... got a dose of bad seafood poisoning! Luckily, thanks to my extended Microsoft family - Arvindra and Beat - they looked after me well and made sure my rash was suppressed with...
  • Blog Post: Sleepless in Seattle

    just flew into Seattle Tacoma international airport. Wow, despite a relatively hassle free travel for the last 24 hours, my head is pretty cloudy right now... staring at the pretty snow outside is all my head is good for right now! let's hope I'll have a good sleep tonight before the action at Strategic...
  • Blog Post: What a week!

    What a week it's been... I've a huge backlog of blog posts I want to do, and I simply have been having too much fun meeting all sorts of people this last week to have a free moment to sit down and blog about some of these wonderful experiences... So I'm finding myself breaking this rule - I'm blogging...
  • Blog Post: Where are the Girlie Gadgets?

    As a mother with 2 young children who is also not all that into sport, I really don't care much for the various Sports scoreboard gadgets, nor do I have time for many of the games gadgets. There are however two gadgets from the Gallery that I absolutely love: Today Show Recipe Search Fetalculator So...
  • Blog Post: X Factor or Geek Factor

    I finally met up with Yuhong in person today. We collaborated through John Grundy years ago, and produced an ASE2001 best paper on " Generation of Distributed System Test-beds from High-level Software Architecture Descriptions ". Half way through our conversation reminiscing the research days, Yuhong...
  • Blog Post: IT Screen Goddess Wannabe

    I want to be on this IT Screen Goddess Calendar . I wish I could be miss May - Lucy Liu lookalike in the Charlie's Angels poster. Anyway - failing in being a Calendar Goddess, I could always try out David Lempher's idea - going on a roadshow to speak to girls about IT as a profession instead... ...
  • Blog Post: Best industry experience report award at ASWEC

    Kevin Francis - MVP solution architect won a best industry experience report award at ASWEC . Kevin's presentation was on " Large-scale Integration Design and Management ", way to go Kevin! Check out the other pictures from the conference here (they had to show a photo of me taken at the end of...
  • Blog Post: Chinese Jabberwocky

    Patrick just reminded me of this funny poem I wrote a few years ago for a party we went to... It is based on Lewis Carrol's Jabberwocky , I translated it into a Chinese version of Jabberwocky based on sound, and then, translated that Chinese version into English, and voila, here's the result - a very...
  • Blog Post: Chatting to Gianpaolo

    Gianpaolo is on holidys in Sydney at the moment. He was very nice to pop by my office to chat for an hour even in the midst of his busy holidaying schedule! I really enjoyed the stimulating discussion, we chatted about the future of enterprise , Software as a service (SaaS), software architecture in...
  • Blog Post: Call for Management and Reporting System/Process ideas

    Frank Arrigo just announced our new team structure , so far it's been great fun being part of the big family. One challenge Frank has given me as part of our career discussion recently is: " I would like to have Anna assist in putting some structure and process in the management reporting needed...
  • Blog Post: Frank Arrigo's new girl

    It's official now, I'm Frank Arrigo's new girl. It's very exciting to be part of the greater technical evangelism team, working alongside the developer/IT Pro evangelists such as Coatsy , Chuck , Kleefy , Jeff , Dave and Dave ! So the first thing I've noticed is that architects are a bit different...
  • Blog Post: International Women's Day Luncheon

    Over 350 people joined together to celebrate the success, leadership and influence achieved by women in the Australian ICT industry on International Women's Day 8 March 2006. Photographs of the event are available on the FITT website http://www.fitt.org.au/events.html . The speakers were Senator the...
  • Blog Post: Returning to lots of exciting technologies and events!

    Am still busy in catching up mode - with many exiciting technologies to play with such as Windows Communication Foundation and Office 12 . Also many US visitors will be visiting us DownUnder later this month at the Patterns and Practices Summit as guest speakers, and at the Security eForum ... I must...
  • Blog Post: Back in action!

    Sorry I've gone dark for such a long time... but I've had a very good excuse - been busy looking after this cute little project:
  • Blog Post: PC Mechanic

    Wow, can't believe it's been 2 months since I last blogged... time simply flies when you're having fun working on customer sites. Like I said to my good friends Josh Lee (The FinServ Guy) and Jim Webber , I've become a 'One Blog Wonder'! Anyway, over the weekend, my husband and I at an extended family...
  • Blog Post: My first TechEd Australia presentation!

    I wish I had a lot more time to spend at TechEd... the dreadful thing was due to existing customer work commitments, I had to fly into Canberra Thursday, give my presentation on Realising Service Oriented Architecture, and fly out! I didn't even have enough time to chat with all my fellow architect friends...
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